The Assistant Coach of Men’s Soccer will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in providing leadership and direction for a highly competitive NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I athletic soccer program. Specific duties will include but are not limited to:
- Develop an environment that maintains and promotes academic excellence and upholds the standards of the University and the Athletic Department.
- Create and maintain a positive, nurturing environment for student-athletes to advance their knowledge and skills, both athletically and personally.
- Teach and mentor student-athletes to develop self-confidence and leadership abilities in pursuit of their goals.
- Order and maintain equipment; develop travel itineraries/plan meals; coordinate practice times and gameday logistics with opponents; develop, track, and manage the team budget, etc.
- Identify prospective student-athletes; maintain a recruiting database; and represent the University and Athletic Department at various functions and events.
- Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Significant or extensive professional-level experience or specialized expertise with Men’s Soccer.
- Skills or competencies directly related to the sport through previous playing and/or coaching experience.
- Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in the instruction and coaching of student-athletes and the ability to transfer technical and tactical knowledge of the sport of soccer through positive coaching and teaching methods, in individual and team instruction.
- Demonstrated leadership skills gained through prior playing and/or coaching experience and the ability to lead small and large group discussions.
- Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.